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Acacia mangium
(Fabaceae)

black wattle, hickory wattle, mangium

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HEAR CLOSING      HEAR CLOSING      HEAR CLOSING

A message from Dr. David Duffy, Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), University of Hawaii (posted 05 November 2012):

Because of a lack of funds, HEAR (www.hear.org) may close as soon as December 15, although there may be enough funds to extend it until February 15. This will mean several things. The web site will be placed on a new server although it is not clear who will pay for the server or for transitioning the site. HEAR data will not be updated. The Pacific Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) (http://www.hear.org/pier/abtproj.htm) site will also become frozen, as will numerous books, reports and papers (http://www.hear.org/). As software evolves we will likely lose the ability to access the data. The various list servers will need new owners, otherwise moderated lists will cease to function altogether, while other lists will not be able to add or delete members. The photo collection (http://www.hear.org/starr/images/?o=plants) will remain accessible, but only through a third party site that will charge for access.

I should point out that we have already lost the original homes of both the Pacific Basin Information Node (PBIN) and Pacific Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) although they have found temporary refuges. Together with HEAR, they represent the corporate memory both here in Hawaii and across the Pacific of efforts to sustain our natural ecosystems and agriculture against problems caused by species alien to the islands. HEAR also serves as the glue that holds the community together, providing information and facilitating communication. I just hope hindsight is kind to this decision.

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Species description or overview

Acacia mangium information from PIER
Information on Acacia mangium as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Acacia mangium on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Acacia mangium in Hawaii--with particular emphasis on its status on the island of Maui--includes information about the taxonomy, description, biology and ecology, distribution, control methods, and management recommendations, as well as references.

Acacia mangium description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Acacia mangium as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Acacia mangium
Nomenclatural information about Acacia mangium is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Acacia mangium information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Acacia mangium, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Acacia mangium
Nomenclatural information about Acacia mangium is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Acacia mangium (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Acacia mangium as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Acacia mangium impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Acacia mangium as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Acacia mangium weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Acacia mangium for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Control methods

Acacia mangium management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Acacia mangium as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Acacia mangium (Fabaceae) (mangium wattle)
Links to high-resolution free images of Acacia mangium (Fabaceae) (mangium wattle) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Acacia mangium images from PIER
Images of Acacia mangium provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Acacia mangium on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Acacia mangium in Hawaii--with particular emphasis on its status on the island of Maui--includes information about the taxonomy, description, biology and ecology, distribution, control methods, and management recommendations, as well as references.

Acacia mangium worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Acacia mangium is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Full-text articles

Acacia mangium on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Acacia mangium in Hawaii--with particular emphasis on its status on the island of Maui--includes information about the taxonomy, description, biology and ecology, distribution, control methods, and management recommendations, as well as references.


Experts

Acacia mangium contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Acacia mangium as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Acacia mangium references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Acacia mangium as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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The Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) is currently funded by grants from the Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service with support from PCSU (UH Manoa). Historically, HEAR has also received funding and/or support from the Pacific Basin Information Node (PBIN) of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII), PIERC (USGS), the USFWS, HCSU (UH Hilo), and HALE (NPS).

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